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Environmental Release Report: PCS PHOSPHATE CO. INC. AURORA DIV.
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
    Cleanest/Best Facilities in US Percentile Dirtiest/Worst Facilities in US
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    Cancer risk score (air and water releases):
    Noncancer risk score (air and water releases):
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    Air releases of recognized developmental toxicants:
    Air releases of recognized reproductive toxicants:

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    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:LEAD
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    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:MERCURY
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Recognized Carcinogens 64
    Suspected Carcinogens .100
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 332
    Recognized Developmental Toxicants 332
    Suspected Developmental Toxicants 142,955
    Suspected Endocrine Toxicants 332
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 332
    Suspected Kidney Toxicants 143,287
    Suspected Gastrointestinal or Liver Toxicants 1,217,051
    Suspected Musculoskeletal Toxicants 124,540
    Suspected Neurotoxicants 1,217,164
    Recognized Reproductive Toxicants 64
    Suspected Reproductive Toxicants 1,074,145
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 1,341,704
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 1,341,591

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 1,244,150 0 8,333,000 0 9,577,150 0 NA
    1989 2,262,450 48,000 15,541,950 0 17,852,400 0 NA
    1990 1,325,150 80,000 24,324,950 0 25,730,100 0 NA
    1991 1,824,260 63,550 13,953,650 0 15,841,460 0 224,350,827
    1992 2,353,510 46,900 12,040,250 0 14,440,660 0 255,009,360
    1993 2,679,010 0 8,806,800 0 11,485,810 0 180,429,810
    1994 3,565,879 0 10,172,700 0 13,738,579 0 279,248,455
    1995 3,746,470 5 9,734,600 0 13,481,075 0 236,017,600
    1996 3,948,873 8 9,253,736 0 13,202,617 0 123,838,621
    1997 4,052,573 0 8,391,999 0 12,444,572 0 213,299,573
    1998 1,972,606 0 7,678,366 0 9,650,972 0 113,127,892
    1999 1,826,374 0 12 0 1,826,386 0 1,826,386
    2000 1,638,840 0 44,291 0 1,683,131 45 1,683,176
    2001 1,230,485 0 322,673 0 1,553,158 35 1,553,231
    2002 1,341,704 0 195,082 0 1,536,786 7 1,536,800
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: PCS PHOSPHATE CO. INC. AURORA DIV.
    Mailing Address: 1530 NC HWY. 306 S., AURORA, NC 27806
    Public Contact: ROSS M. SMITH
    Phone: (252) 322-8270
    SIC Code: 28 Chemicals And Allied Products
    2002 Parent Company: POTASH CORP. OF SASKATCHEWAN INC.
    Latitude: 35.36167
    Longitude: -76.77722
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  • Links

    • Scorecard's Criteria air pollutants report for this facility
    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

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